Planning Manager

40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual
11 Jun 2021
09 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within a manufacturing organisation in Huddersfield. This position of Planning Manager is a newly created position for the successful candidate to make their own.

Client Details

Our client, based in Huddersfield, have been through a period of change over the last few years. Now owned by a large global organisation this SME has the financial stability to start making some real improvements to people, process and systems. Customer delivery and innovation are at the heart of their ethos and, with this newly created position, they hope to further improve processes and systems within their supply chain.


This Planning Manager will be responsible for both supply, inventory, demand and production planning in a standalone role.

Assessing the current ERP/MRP system and making improvements and/or recommendations
Engaging stakeholders across the business
Assess global outsourcing capabilities for some finished products
Work closely with the Manufacturing and Production team to ensure products are delivered on time to meet customer demand
Develop relationships with suppliers to improve areas such as cost and delivery time
Manage and balance inventory - long lead times from suppliers against short lead times from customers.


The successful candidate for this position of Planning Manager will ideally have:

Planning experience within a Manufacturing and Production environment.
Supply planning (or purchasing) and production planning experience.
Excellent knowledge of mrp/erp systems and Excel - any implementation experience would be desirable
Demonstrable examples of engaging stakeholders (internally and externally)
A high level of emotional intelligence.

Job Offer

GBP40,000 - GBP45,000